I've finally got Qubes 4.0-rc1 booted! I've got a couple questions. Without the VM Manager, is there a GUI way to delete VMs? I know you can run "qvm-remove" from a dom0 terminal.
Is there a GUI way to start VMs without actually opening an application in them? (I often configure stuff to autostart when the VM is started.) I'm also noticing some strange USB VM stuff. On this computer I've opted to make sys-net both my netvm and usbvm, and I've confirmed that sys-net has my USB controller PCI devices attached. By default, my sys-net uses memory balancing, even though it has the warning message, "Dynamic memory balancing can result in some devices not working!" Should I turn off memory balancing? The devices systray applet thing for me lists these devices: sys-firewall:1-1 QEMU_QEMU_USB_Tablet_42 sys-net:2-7 8087_07dc sys-net:2-8 SunplusIT_INC._Integrated_Camera dom0:mic Microphone What is this qemu thing in sys-firewall? When I run lsusb in sys-firewall I see two devices, "Adomax Technology Co., Ltd" and "Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub". I confirm that sys-firewall doesn't have any USB controller PCI devices. But even weirder, when I boot a different AppVM, like personal, lsusb shows me the same USB devices, but it doesn't appear in the Qubes devices systray applet. And finally, when I plug in a USB device, the systray applet doesn't seem to see it. I plugged in a Yubikey, and when I run qvm-usb in dom0 it displays: sys-net:2-1 Yubico_Yubikey_4_OTP+U2F+CCID And running lsusb in sys-net displays it as well. But the devices dropdown doesn't list this. Also, I noticed that qrexec clients now require an extra step. If I run "qvm-copy-to-vm work example.txt" in my personal AppVM, the dom0 window that pops up asks me to select the target ("work", in this case) before clicking OK to allow it. This seems fine to me, and in fact I like how clear it's being, but "work" isn't pre-filled in, so I have to manually select it, or type it, each time, instead of just pressing enter. Finally, pro tip: In xfce, and especially in Qubes, I find pressing Alt-F3 and typing the name of a program much quicker than using the start menu. If I want to open Firefox in the personal AppVM, I type "personal:" and it shows me all the menu entries for personal, and "personal: f" is enough to select Firefox by pressing enter. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/2dee2c30-c593-2824-5cc1-7b0b26a854da%40micahflee.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.